Single Black Female -- Tales and Tails

Hazardous To Your Health

by Houndstooth on

Most of the time, I write here on the blog about many of the great things about sharing your life with a dog.  I believe all of those things that I say about them, too.  However, this week I learned that owning a dog can also be hazardous to your health. It’s no secret that […]

Spa Day -- Tales and Tails #MilkBone

The Pampered Pooch

by Houndstooth on

If you read our blog on a regular basis, you might get the idea that some of our dogs are a little pampered or even spoiled.  I think we all spoil our pets a bit to some degree.  If you’re a multiple pet household, you might even spoil your pets a little differently.  Sometimes that’s […]

Wild At Heart -- Tales and Tails

And They Call It Puppy Love

by Houndstooth on

Today is that holiday that’s dedicated to hearts and flowers and while I think most people enjoy it at least a little, at our house, it’s a special day.  You see, years ago, Mr. Taleteller and I went on our first date on Valentine’s Day, and right from the beginning, dogs played an important part […]

Birthday Sweetheart -- Tales and Tails

The Gift That Keeps On Giving

by Houndstooth on

This weekend, we had a celebration at our house.  A certain little black dog turned six years old on Saturday and we celebrated in a quiet family fashion with a few toys and treats.  Maybe Flattery is our resident love bug because she’s born so close to Valentine’s Day, but whatever the reason, there’s no […]

Jr. Handler and her dog

Search And Rescue — Jr. Handler Program

by Mr. Taleteller on

In order to promote interest in the field of K-9 search and rescue, encourage responsible pet ownership and encourage community service our team has recently started a Jr. Handler program. Junior handler programs provide youth with opportunities to improve their handling skills, practice good sportsmanship and get hands-on experience that touches many facets of their […]

Portrait of A Heart Dog -- Tales and Tails

Heart Healthy

by Houndstooth on

There have been a number of studies lately showing that having a dog is good for your heart.  The presence of a dog can lower your blood pressure and heart rate, as well as causing your body to relax.  Studies have shown that dogs help people in a variety of situations from young people testifying […]

One Heart -- Tales and Tails

Senior Moments

by Houndstooth on

This week, I have found myself really under the weather.   I gave in and called in sick so I could take some medicine, which I can’t do if I want to wake up when the alarm clock goes off and be a functioning human being.  I don’t know why, but my body has never […]